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Economic burden of cholera in the WHO African region

Joses M Kirigia1*, Luis G Sambo2, Allarangar Yokouide3, Edoh Soumbey-Alley4, Lenity K Muthuri5 and Doris G Kirigia6

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1 Health Financing and Social Protection Programme, World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo

2 Regional Director, World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo

3 WHO Representative, WHO Country Office, Kinshasa, Congo

4 Information, Evidence and Research Programme, World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo

5 Financial Advisor, Old Mutual Life Assurance Company Limited, Nairobi, Kenya

6 University of New South Wales, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Indigenous Health Unit, Sydney, Australia

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BMC International Health and Human Rights 2009, 9:8  doi:10.1186/1472-698X-9-8

Published: 30 April 2009

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Appendix: Assumptions underpinning the estimations of economic burden of cholera. The file contains the assumptions used in the economic burden estimations.

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